Teachers win SAFE aviation education grants

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by

Two teachers, Sonya Williams and Joseph Perrotta, have been named recipients of the 2014 K-12 Classroom Teacher Grant Awards from the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE). Continue Reading →

Twin Seabee donated to Vermont Tech

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

RANDOLPH, Vermont  — Vermont Tech’s Professional Pilot Technology Program, in partnership with the Vermont Flight Academy, has received a Twin Seabee amphibious aircraft that was recently donated by a southern California couple. Continue Reading →

Channel Islands Aviation partners with SBBCollege to offer new aviation program

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

Channel Islands Aviation has partnered with Santa Barbara Business College in California in a new, accredited program — Associate of Science in Aviation. Continue Reading →

Applications now being accepted for helicopter scholarships

Posted on August 30th, 2014 by

The Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) has long recognized the need for qualified commercial helicopter pilots and helicopter maintenance technicians — the current shortage is very real and many experienced pilots and maintenance technicians are nearing retirement age. HFI annually offers... Continue Reading →

Embry-Riddle introduces Ph.D. in Human Factors

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by

Embry-Riddle has won approval of its new Ph.D. in Human Factors degree program, as well as an accompanying advancement to the highest level of accreditation – Institutions that Offer Four or More Doctorates – in a decision by the Southern... Continue Reading →

Build A Plane receives Crown Circle Award for Excellence in Aviation Education

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by

The National Coalition for Aviation and Space Education (NCASE) has awarded Build A Plane the Crown Circle Award as the 2014 inductee to the Crown Circle, which recognizes extraordinary accomplishments in leadership in Aerospace Education. Continue Reading →


Florida Tech launches online aviation management degree

Posted on August 12th, 2014 by

TAMPA, Fla. — Florida Tech is introducing a Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management offered 100% online. Continue Reading →


Cessna to deliver four Skyhawks to University of Dubuque

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

Cessna announced at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh that it has received an order for four 172S Skyhawks from the University of Dubuque in Iowa. Delivery of the aircraft in September will complete the transition to an all Garmin G1000-equipped training fleet for the... Continue Reading →

University of Maryland opens UAS test site in Southern Maryland

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The University of Maryland (UMD) has launched a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) test site in Southern Maryland. Continue Reading →

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Kent State University to get new Piper Arrow trainers

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

Piper Aircraft will deliver two new Piper Arrow training aircraft later this year to the Aeronautics Division at Kent State University‘s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology. Continue Reading →